Music

Coachella 2013 dates announced, tickets on sale this week

April's dates have been released, and advance tickets go on sale this week. Are you ready to commit a year in advance?

Peter Stenshoel's Album of the Week: Simon & Garfunkel

My initial encounter with Simon and Garfunkel took place in the dark. I was lying in a sleeping bag with my trusty Bakelite radio in my unfurnished basement bedroom.

Live review: The Weeknd at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

The sexually-charged indie act attracted approximately 3000 fans (and a cameo appearance by rapper Drake) to the famed Hollywood cemetery.

Capitol Records flies flag at half staff in honor of Adam Yauch

Yauch, better known as "MCA," died from complications with cancer at 47.

Beastie Boys in Los Angeles: A map of landmarks 'from here to Gardena'

In honor of the late Adam Yauch we've put together a MCA tribute map of the most important Beastie Boys landmarks around the city.

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch dead at 47

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch has died from cancer, reports Rolling Stone.

Jack White conquers Billboard 200 with solo debut, 'Blunderbuss'

In abandoning his rainbow of musical accomplices, Jack White has alablasted his way into the top spot of the Billboard 200 with his solo debut, "Blunderbuss."

Album of the week: Night Life by Ray Price

Recorded four years before the Beatles conceptual Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, Night Life holds its own as a successful concept album. Thanks, Ray.

Los Lobos to host friends and family for an afternoon party

It's a roots-rock extravaganza Saturday at the Greek with X, Neko Case, Alejandro Escovedo, Flaco Jimenez, and Mariachi El Bronx.

Concert Review: Tanlines live at the Echo

The breezy, island-hopping music of Tanlines percolates with the upbeat euphoria of classic Erasure singles mixed with the pop sophistication of Miike Snow.

Booze behind dozens of arrests at Stagecoach Festival

After nearly 180 arrests and a sexual assault, Indio police say it may be time to ask festival organizer Goldenvoice to reign in Stagecoach’s drinking policy.

Stagecoach country music festival rocks SoCal

About 50,000 country music fans spent the weekend in the desert heat at the Stagecoach Festival. The weekend saw a rape and 60 booze-related arrests.

Stagecoach Festival gets underway in Indio

The Stagecoach Festival, Coachella Festival's country cousin, is in full swing this weekend in Indio featuring over three dozen country, bluegrass and country rock acts.

South Korean Christians say no, no to Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga performed in South Korea to about 45,000 fans, despite a backlash from local Christians. It's the latest in Gaga's attempt to be this generation's Madonna.

The history and future of Hollywood film music

Long before movies could talk, they still had the power to tell a story – with music.

UK Folk Legend Richard Thompson plays LA area this weekend

Richard Thompson might be your favorite guitarist. Or he might the musician you learn influenced nearly every album and artist you hold near and dear to your heart.